Prelims Practice Questions 08-05-2019 – Test 1

1. Which of the following is/are not a feature of presidential form of government?
(1). It is a republican system of government
(2). Executives coming from legislature and collectively responsible towards it
(3). The head of state is a real head (not titular head) and head of state is also the head of government.
(4). Emphais on separation of powers along with certain checks and balance?


2. What is not true of Money bill?
(a) Needs president’s recommendation to introduce the bill
(b) Originates only in Lower house
(c) Joint sitting cannot be held without president’s recommendation
(d) Rajya Sabha has only a limited role which is time bound as well


3. Which one is untrue regarding the difference between Lok Sabha-Rajya Sabha
(a) Rajya Sabha Symbolises federal nature of our system, Lok Sabha for representative democracy
(b) There is a different system of election for Rajya Sabha as compared to Lok sabha
(c) No Confidence motion against the government can only be introduced and passed in the Lok Sabha
(d) Constitution amendment bill is first introduced in the Lok Sabha following which it goes to Rajya Sabha.


4. Which ones are correct regarding the writs?
(1). Mandamus concerns action / inaction by some state authority
(2). Haebius Corpus is used as a last resort
(3). Certiorary is issued to both to call a case pending with a subordinate court and also to quash an order issued by the subordinate court.
(4). The Writ of Quo warrantocan not be filed by any interested party other than an aggrieved party.


5. What is true of Leader of the Opposition?
(1).Belongs to largest opposition party in Lok Sabha
(2).This party should have attained not less than one tenth seats of the total strength of the house
(3).The Post got a statutory recognition in 1977
(4).Attends cabinet meetings and gets salary allowances and other facilities of a cabinet minister


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